Van Buren High School

202 West College,

Van Buren, MO, 63965-0550

Tel: (573)323-4295
Grades: 6-12

286 students

Van Buren High School serves 286 students in grades 6-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the MO average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 27%.
Van Buren High School operates within the Van Buren R-i School District.

Overview

The student population of 286 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Total Students 286 students
Van Buren High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Van Buren High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Van Buren High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.02 is less than the state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 13:1
Van Buren High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
5%
Black
n/a
18%
White
99%
73%
Van Buren High School White (1992-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Van Buren High School Sch Ethnicity Van Buren High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.02 0.21
Van Buren High School Diversity Score (2010-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
51%
39%
Van Buren High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
7%
Van Buren High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 842 students has grown by 63% over five years.
School District Name Van Buren R-i School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
2
Number of Students Managed 842 621
Van Buren R-i School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $5 MM $6 MM
Van Buren R-i School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $5 MM $6 MM
Van Buren R-i School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,820 $8,810
Van Buren R-i School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,932 $8,968
Van Buren R-i School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is East Carter Co. R-ii High School (15.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is East Carter Co. R-ii Middle School (15.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Van Buren Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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